Administration: University

Office of the President

James (Jay) H. Barnes III, Ed.D. President
Ruben Rivera, Ph.D. Chief Diversity Officer

Office of the Provost

Debra K. Harless, Ph.D. Executive Vice President and Provost
Academic Affairs
Randall S. Bergen, Ph.D. Associate Provost of CAPS, Seminary, and the Graduate School
Diane L. Dahl, Ph.D. Dean of Health, Medical, and Social Sciences Division
Judith E. Landrum, Ph.D. Dean of Education and Ministries Division
Bill Paxton, Ed.D. Dean of Business and Leadership Division
Admissions
Jennifer Niska, M.A. Director of Admissions CAPS, Seminary, & GS
Financial Aid
Jeffrey D. Olson, MBA Director of Financial Aid
Debra R. Cordova, B.A. Associate Director of Financial Aid
Laura B. Ellwanger, B.A. Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Marla J. Rupp, B.A. Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Library
Karen Dubay, M.L.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Lyndi Fabbrini, M.L.I.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Kent Gerber, M.L.I.S. Digital Library Manager
Rhonda Gilbraith, M.L.I.S. Associate Director/Collection Development
William A. Keillor, M.L.I.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Michael Mitchell, M.L.I.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Amy Reinhold, M.L.I.S. Materials Service Librarian
David R. Stewart, M.L.I.S. Director of University Libraries
Earleen J. Warner, M.L.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Registrar
Alissa Bigelow, M.A. Associate Registrar, CAPS, Seminary St. Paul, & GS
Diane Krusemark, M.C.S. Registrar
Student Life
Natalie Beazer, M.Ed. Director of Disability Resources and Services
David Broza, M.A. Director of Career Development and Calling
Kwai-Yung Carol Chang, M.S. Associate Dean for International Student Programs and Services
Ryan T. Gunderson, M.A. Dean of Student Success and Retention
Miriam Hill, Ph.D. Director of Counseling Services
Elizabeth K. Miller, R.N. Director of Health Services
 

Administration: College of Adult & Professional Studies

Annette R. Abel, M.A. Manager of Administrative Services
Randall S. Bergen, Ph.D. Associate Provost of CAPS, Seminary, and the Graduate School
Kandice J. Bierle, M.A. Academic Quality & Assessment Manager
Diane Dahl, Ph.D. Dean of Health, Medical, and Social Sciences Division
Nicolette L. Daniels, M.A. Program Director, Organizational Leadership
Laura Gilbertson, M.Div. Program Director, Christian Ministries
Ryan T. Gunderson, M.A. Dean of Student Success and Retention
John A. Gunther, M.A. Academic Services Manager
Peter J. Jankowski, Ph.D. Program Director, Human Services
Judith Landrum, Ph.D. Dean of Education and Ministries Division
Mary E. Michener, Ed.D. Program Director, A.A. and A.S. degrees
William W. Paxton, Ed.D. Dean of Business and Leadership Division
Molly Wickam, Ph.D. Program Director, Accounting, Business Management, and Finance; Director, Academic Resource Center

Business and Leadership Division

The business and leadership division oversees academic matters pertaining to the undergraduate programs in business and leadership.  Faculty members and academically qualified administrators are designated as program directors for undergraduate programs. 

Nicolette L. Daniels, M.A. Program Director, Organizational Leadership
Molly Wickam, Ph.D. Program Director, Accounting, Business Management, and Finance; Director, Academic Resource Center

Ministry Division

The ministry division oversees academic matters pertaining to the undergraduate programs in ministry.  Faculty members and academically qualified administrators are designated as program directors for undergraduate programs. 

Laura Gilbertson, M.Div. Program Director, Christian Ministries

Health, Medical, and Social Sciences Division

The health, medical and social sciences division oversees academic matters pertaining to the undergraduate programs in health, medical, and social sciences.  Faculty members and academically qualified administrators are designated as program directors for undergraduate programs. 

Elizabeth Peterson, D.Min. Associate Dean of Nursing
Krista Hoekstra, M.A. Program Director, B.S. in Nursing (RN to B.S.)
Peter J. Jankowski, Ph.D. Program Director, Human Services

Department of Nursing

The department of nursing oversees academic matters pertaining to the College of Adult & Professional Studies nursing major.  Department of nursing faculty members are designated as program director and faculty advisors.

Elizabeth Peterson, D.Min. Associate Dean of Nursing
Krista Hoekstra, M.A. Program Director, B.S. in Nursing (RN to B.S.)

Faculty advisors: The faculty advisors in the nursing department deal with academic and professional oversight within the program; each cohort is assigned one faculty advisor.